Amanda Jones > Dentons > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
QUARTERMILE ONE
15 LAURISTON PLACE
EDINBURGH
EH3 9EP
Scotland
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Work Department

Employment, Pensions and Immigration

Position

Partner with more than 20 years’ experience of specialising in Employment Law, with particular expertise in contentious matters and advising on discrimination and industrial relations issues; accredited specialist in employment law and discrimination law by the Law Society of Scotland.

Career

Trained Mackay Simon; qualified 1997; partner Mackay Simon 2000; partner Maclay Murray & Spens LLP 2001.

Memberships

Scottish Discrimination Law Association; Employment Lawyers Association; Law Society of Scotland; Law Society Discrimination Law Reform Committee.

Education

Cathkin High School, Glasgow; University of Edinburgh (1989 MA (Hons) Politics; 1994 LLB; 1995 Diploma in Legal Practice).

Leisure

Films; football; literature. Non-executive director of Hibernian Football Club Ltd and Hibernian Community Foundation Limited; Lothian Racing Syndicate Limited and was previously chair of Scottish Women’s Aid Ltd.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Human resources > Employment

Dentons‘ ‘responsive and approachable‘ team has a strong profile for insolvency-related and corporate employment work, which frequently involves other UK jurisdictions, but the team’s expertise also expands to various other HR matters including executive contracts and data protection issues. In litigation, handling equal and holiday pay claims, discrimination and unfair dismissal matters alongside whistleblowing allegations are particular areas of expertise. The ‘very professional‘ Mark Hamilton is the main contact for Scotland following Amanda Jones‘ appointment as the firm’s global woman’s advancement director in October 2018. The ‘very experiencedAlison Weatherhead was appointed counsel in March 2018 and advises on the full spectrum um employment law, while in April 2018, director Alan Delaney moved to Morton Fraser.